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Reducing Diabetes Risk With Text Messages

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Jan 7, 2020
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I recently discovered a fascinating long-range study from 2009-2012 into the effects of microlearning on behavioral change. You can find the original paper here. In this extraordinary study, the researchers found that participants at risk for type 2 Diabetes were significantly less likely to develop the disease when they received regular text messages in addition to a more traditional one-time health training compared to those that only received the training.